In a competitive marketplace, organisations often seek more from staff, but walk a fine line attracting the best talent for the right price. When digital and social skills are highly sought after, should organisations pay for the privilege? Roger Christie explores the concept of employee ‘social capital’
For years HR and corporate affairs teams have fought to keep employee social media activities under wraps. In the ongoing war for talent, what would be gained if they stopped? Roger Christie investigates
While checking resumes is essential to mitigate candidate risk, how can HR ensure the process isn’t too onerous for applicants as well?
How does your role rate in today's current hiring trends? A new report reveals the hot HR specialties for today's Australian firms
After promoting meritorious hiring, the Queensland government has now been criticised for using direct appointments instead
A survey of 40,000 business professionals has revealed the biggest turn-off for potential employees – and it’s not salary
Businesses in Queensland that employ apprentices and trainees can enjoy these new measures for the coming year
Organisations are having to become more focused and responsive to the needs of customers as they are increasingly more digitally connected and to meet their expectations of near instantaneous answers and action. But the creation of a consistently positive customer service environment requires engaged and equipped employees, as Michael Stelzer writes.
Female staff at the Perth Mint might be banned from wearing underwire bras
He sought to beat the heat; he ended up beating the dress code
New data shows that employees are prepared to work hard and use their growing skillset with their current employer